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Don’t miss the plenary sessions during the conference! SHM prides itself on its world-class faculty and continues to lead the charge in this effort, providing Hospital Medicine 2019 attendees with featured speakers who are leaders in the field and who will examine today’s issues, challenging everyone to be a part of the solution.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Marc Harrison, MD

Marc Harrison, MD

Intermountain Healthcare
President and Chief Executive Officer

Marc Harrison, MD, is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Intermountain Healthcare. He began serving in this position in October 2016.

A specialist in pediatric critical care, Dr. Harrison held leadership positions at Cleveland Clinic prior to joining Intermountain. He most recently served as Chief of International Business Development for Cleveland Clinic, developing and implementing international strategy, and as CEO of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, where he oversaw the establishment of 12 Institutes, five centers of excellence, and more than 30 medical and surgical specialties. Earlier roles included service as Chief Medical Operations Officer, involving oversight of a broad range of clinical operations worldwide for the system, and as Chairman of Pediatric Critical Care.

Dr. Harrison earned an undergraduate degree at Haverford College and a medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School. He completed a residency and an internship in pediatric critical care through the University of Utah School of Medicine, working primarily in the critical care units of Intermountain’s Primary Children’s Hospital. Dr. Harrison later received his Master’s of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University and completed additional study in management at Harvard Business School.Under Dr. Harrison’s leadership, Intermountain is continuing its focus on implementing best clinical and operational practices designed to advance its mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tait Shanafelt, MD

Tait Shanafelt, MD

Jeanie & Stewart Ritchie Professor of Medicine
Chief Wellness Officer, Stanford Medicine
Director, WellMD Center

Dr. Tait Shanafelt is originally from Seattle, Washington and received his undergraduate degree from Washington State University.

He received his medical degree from the University of Colorado where he received the Hippocrates Award as the “Physician’s physician”, the Golden Head Cane Award as the outstanding student in internal medicine, and the Robert E. Glazer Award for leadership and service. Tait returned to Seattle to perform his residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington where he received the “outstanding resident educator” award. Tait later went on to Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic where he received both the Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellow Award and the Summerskill award for outstanding scientific research.

He spent the first 12 years of his career at the Mayo Clinic where he served a 3 year term as the president of the Mayo Clinic Voting Staff from 2013- 2016. In 2017, Dr. Shanafelt moved to Stanford where he is the Chief Wellness Officer of Stanford Medicine and Associate Dean at the Stanford School of Medicine.

Clinically, Dr. Shanafelt’s focus is caring for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. He is a member of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Leukemia Steering Committee and is currently the principle investigator on two R01 grants from the NCI. He has been the PI on numerous clinical trials testing new treatments for patients with CLL. Dr. Shanafelt is also as involved in the design and conduct of CLL trials for the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and is the Principle investigator on the Phase 3 North American Intergroup E1912 trial comparing FCR to Ibrutinib-Rituximab based therapy for previously untreated patients with CLL. He has published >300 peer review manuscripts and commentaries in addition to more than 100 abstracts and book chapters.

In addition to his leukemia research, Tait is an international thought leader and researcher in the field of physician well-being and its implications for quality of care. Dr. Shanafelt is the Director of the Stanford Well MD Center and he previously served as the founding director of the Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine Program on Physician Well-being. His research in this area has involved physicians at all stages of their career from medical school to practice had has include several multi-center and national studies. He has published widely on this topic including numerous works in the JCO, Annals of Internal Medicine, and JAMA and has served as a key note speaker to the ACGME, AAMC, AMA, and ABIM on this topic. Tait’s studies in this area have also been cited in CNN, USA Today, Paul Harvey’s radio broad cast, and the New York Times.

Please welcome Dr. Shanafelt who will share with us some thoughts on how to avoid burnout and find meaning, balance, and personal satisfaction in the practice of medicine.

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Carrie Herzke, MD, SFHM, FAAP, FACP

Carrie Herzke, MD, SFHM, FAAP, FACP

Update in Hospital Medicine Speaker

Johns Hopkins
Associate Vice Chair Inpatient Operations Department of Medicine
Clinical Director Hospitalist Program

Carrie Herzke, MD, SFHM, FAAP, FACP is the Associate Vice-Chair for Inpatient Operations for the Department of Medicine and the Clinical Director of the Adult Hospitalist Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She also serves as the Firm Faculty leader for one of the medicine housestaff teams. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine with a secondary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics. She graduated from the University of Virginia, earned her M.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and her M.B.A. from Johns Hopkins.

She completed her Medicine and Pediatric residency training at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Herzke has served as the President of the Maryland Society of Hospital Medicine Chapter. Under her leadership the Chapter won both the Chapter of the Year Award and was recognized as a Platinum Chapter several years in a row. She is a member of the SHM Academic Committee of the Society as well as the Mentoring Subcommittee and she co-leads the Medicine and Pediatrics Special Interest Group. She was most recently recognized with the 2017 ACLGIM Leadership Award through SGIM. Her research interests include Faculty Development and Managing and Partnering with Difficult Patients. She has presented a number of workshops at SHM national meetings on topics including faculty development, negotiation, and using your Myers Briggs Personality type for career success. She also travels nationally speaking about how to Partner with Difficult Patients.

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Christopher Moriates, MD, SFHM

Christopher Moriates, MD, SFHM

Update in Hospital Medicine Speaker

Dell Medical School
Assistant Dean for Healthcare Value
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Dr. Chris Moriates is the Assistant Dean for Health Care Value and an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Dell Medical School at UT Austin. He is responsible for creating an innovative curriculum for value-based health care for undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education, as well as building value improvement programs that engage health care providers.

Dr. Moriates co-authored the book Understanding Value-Based Healthcare (McGraw-Hill, 2015), which Dr. Atul Gawande called “a masterful primer for all clinicians.”

He led the creation of the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) Cost Awareness curriculum for internal medicine residents, which was described in JAMA Internal Medicine, and featured in a perspective article in the New England Journal of Medicine. He is a founding editor for the “Teachable Moments” series in JAMA Internal Medicine. He is also the Director of Implementation at Costs of Care, a global non-profit organization curating clinician insights that drive better care at lower cost.

Dr. Moriates is co-chair of medical education strategy for the International Choosing Wisely Consortium. He created and leads the Choosing Wisely STARS program in the United States. Dr. Moriates also directs the Distinction Track in Care Transformation for the internal medicine residency program at Dell Medical School. He speaks internationally on topics related to educating clinicians about health care value and how to implement high-value care programs.

Prior to joining Dell Medical School, Dr Moriates was an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at UCSF, where he led the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value’s Caring Wisely program, the Division of Hospital Medicine High-Value Care Committee, and the internal medicine residency’s Cost Awareness curriculum.Dr. Moriates received his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at UCSF.

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